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16 Day Armenia, Georgia & Azerbaijan Premium Small Group Tour

16 Day Armenia, Georgia & Azerbaijan Premium Small Group Tour

This tour is fully escorted by a dedicated tour leader or local guide who will accompany you throughout the tour.

Escorted Type
Fully Escorted

This tour is conducted at a medium-fast pace. Some long travel days may be required to complete this itinerary and you will typically spend two nights at each destination, with some one night stays required. This trip includes a mix of sightseeing and free time to explore at your own pace. You will be required to move about unassisted, including getting on and off vehicles, walking up and down stairs and some activities will be conducted on uneven or steep terrain. You will be required to handle your own luggage.

Pace
Moderate Pace

These tours are our proudest creations. They have been crafted for Inspiring Vacations travellers exclusively, with personal and unique experiences in mind. Please see the Important Information on your selected tour for exact group size. Enjoy features such as hand-picked accommodation, a sampling of the region’s best culinary delights, and a range of optional activities to choose from to best suit your travel style.

Group Size
Small Group

Take advantage of our 7 day cooling-off period. 

Cooling Off Period
7 Days

✓ Small, intimate group experience – no more than 20 people
✓ Incredible sightseeing across three countries filled with UNESCO World Heritage sites
✓ Guided touring through Azerbaijan including; the new and old towns of Baku, Gobustan National Park’s ancient rock petroglyphs, and the ancient towns of Shamakhi and Sheki
✓ Must-see sites of Georgia including; the Gremi Fortress, the fortified town of Sighnaghi, the 6th century monastery at Jvari, the Gergeti Holy Trinity Church and Tbilisi 
✓ Armenia’s historical and cultural sites including; Haghpat Monastery, Ejmiatsin Cathedral, Geghard Cave Monastery, the 7th century Zvartnots Cathedral, and Yerevan
✓ 15 nights in centrally located 4-star hotels including a stay in a “Design Hotel” in the heart of the Kazbegi Mountain range
✓ Daily breakfast, 9 lunches and 6 dinners including welcome and farewell dinners as well as two wine tastings in the heart of Georgia’s famous wine belt
✓ Fully escorted by local English-speaking guides in each country
✓ In-depth sightseeing including all entry fees
✓ Dedicated, air-conditioned transportation

✈ Needing international airfares to accompany your Inspiring Vacation? You will be able to access our flight portal after securing your package to add international airfares to your booking.

What we love about this tour

Travel with the experts for a carefully curated, value-packed discovery of the world's most iconic destinations. Our tours are bursting with must-see sights, rich experiences and quality inclusions, all at an unbeatable price. Bucket list dreams are ticked off on these all-encompassing journeys.

Itinerary

Hotel
Radisson Baku Hotel or Similar

Welcome to Baku, the magnificent capital of Azerbaijan.

Airport transfers are not included. Our transfer portal offers the option to book your airport transfers for an easier arrival experience (additional charges apply). Access to this portal will be available through your Traveller Hub once your booking is confirmed.

Hotel
Radisson Baku Hotel or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Begin your day with breakfast before meeting your local guide for a full day exploration of Baku. Our journey starts with a visit to Hillside Park and Martyr’s Avenue, perched on the elevated slopes of the city's western end, providing striking views of the city and Bay of Baku. Witness Baku's transition from decaying Soviet structures of the 1960s to the exquisite capital adorned with new, almost Parisian architecture and seaside promenades.

Later, embark on a guided tour of "The Old Town," a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a continuously inhabited historic area where archaeological excavations have unveiled Bronze Age burial chambers, dating back over 1,500 years. Navigate through a labyrinth of alleys, dead ends, and caravanserais, often referred to as the 'Acropolis of Baku.' Explore carpet shops and cafes, and don't miss the chance to sample hot lavash bread at a tea café, freshly pulled from clay ovens. Visit the 1761-1762 built Shirvanshah’s palace, glimpse the Maiden Tower, and ascend for panoramic views of the historic enclave.

Return to your hotel to unwind before a welcome dinner at a traditional restaurant, featuring authentic local cuisine and a glass of wine, shared with your fellow travellers.

Hotel
Radisson Baku Hotel or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Following breakfast, we set off to Gobustan National Park, renowned for its ancient rock petroglyphs and mud volcanoes dating back to the 8th millennium BC. Listed on UNESCO's World Heritage List, the park features remarkably preserved rock carvings portraying prehistoric life in the Caucasus. The petroglyphs depict scenes of ancient people using reed boats, hunting antelope and wild bulls, and engaging in dances.

Later, an excursion to the captivating mud volcanoes awaits. Gobustan houses around 300 of the world's 700 mud volcanoes, situated between the park and the Caspian Sea. These craters contain mud believed to possess medicinal properties, attracting tourists who indulge in mineral-rich mud baths.

In the late afternoon, return to your hotel with time to freshen up before enjoying dinner with the group this evening.

Hotel
Radisson Baku Hotel or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast, our exploration of Baku carries on. We kick off with a guided tour of the local bazaar, where your guide will acquaint you with vendors and regional produce. Our next stop is the remarkable Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, an architectural marvel by Iraqi-British designer Zaha Hadid. Known for its fluid, curved design mirroring the landscape's contours. Next, your guide escorts you to the Baku Fire Temple, also called Atashgah, a fortress-like Hindu temple turned museum, intertwined with local legends of Zoroastrian fire worship.

Continuing our journey, we reach Yanardag, or the 'burning mountain,' where natural gas vents fuel perpetual flames on the hillside, with flames reaching 3 metres in the air from porous sandstone. 

We return to the hotel later this afternoon, granting you relaxation time before a group dinner.

Hotel
Macara Sheki City Hotel or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Following breakfast, our journey leads us by road to Shemakha, formerly a significant capital and trade hub for western Azerbaijan, now a small town rich in heritage. Despite enduring eleven major earthquakes, Shemakha has persisted as the economic and administrative heart of Shirvan and a pivotal Silk Road stop. Discover the striking Juma Mosque of Shamakhi, a 10th century marvel. Our next stop is the Yeddi Gumbez mausoleum, dating back to the 18th century, where only three of the original seven structures have endured.

Continuing the drive, we arrive at Sheki, an ancient settlement and cultural nucleus of Azerbaijan. Nestled 2,300 feet above sea level, Sheki is like an amphitheater encircled by mountains, oak forests, and fertile pastures. Founded over 2,700 years ago on the southern slopes of the Major Caucasus Mountains, Sheki is renowned for the Royal Summer Palace of Sheki Khans. The palace boasts breathtaking frescoes extending up to 80 feet and intricate stained glass work. Constructed in 1762 without using a single nail, it stands as a remarkable relic of its era. A highlight awaits at Yukhari Caravanserai, an architectural gem resting in forested hills with panoramic Caucasus views.

We will settle into our Sheki hotel and enjoy a delightful dinner tonight.

Hotel
Holiday Inn Telavi or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch

Following breakfast, our journey progresses as we cross the border into Georgia. Upon reaching the Lagodekhi Border, we switch vehicles and are warmly received by a local Georgian guide, who will accompany us through their captivating country.

Today, we delve into the enchanting and exceptionally fertile region of Kakheti in Georgia. This area borders the Great Caucasus range to the north, with the Alazani Valley showcasing peaks surpassing 3,000 metres. As the birthplace of viticulture and winemaking, it's fitting that we pause to explore a local winery for lunch and wine tasting.

Post-lunch, we head to the remarkable Gremi Fortress. This architectural gem from the 16th century boasts a royal citadel and the Archangels Church. Our journey continues to the Alazani valley, where we visit the elegant 11th century Alaverdi Cathedral. Founded by Assyrian monk Joseph Alaverdeli, the cathedral's roots are in a former pagan village, where it played a vital role in Christian conversion.

This afternoon, we arrive in Telavi, the principal city and administrative hub of Georgia's eastern Kakheti province. Here, you have the remainder of the day at your leisure.

Hotel
Holiday Inn Tbilisi or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy breakfast this morning before immersing yourself in the local farmers market in Telavi with your guide. Following this we set a course for Tbilisi. 

En route, a captivating pause awaits at the Tsinandali Family Estate and wine cellar, nestled in the heart of Georgia's renowned wine region. Once owned by the 19th century aristocratic poet Alexander Chavchavadze, this historic landmark unfolds the original Chavchavadze Palace, erected in 1886, and an astonishing 18-hectare garden featuring 1600 exotic plant species from across the globe.

Our journey proceeds, taking us to Sighnaghi, a fortified town famed for its wine culture. Revel in panoramic vistas of the Kizikhi area and the unique charm of Sighnaghi Royal Town. Meander through narrow streets adorned with intricately carved wooden balconies. Enjoy a wine tasting accompanied by lunch and later, visit the Bodbe Nunnery, the resting place of St. Nino, the 4th century female evangelist of Georgians.

Our road stretches onward to Tbilisi, Georgia's capital. Its cobblestone old town bears witness to a complex history, featuring Persian and Russian influences. The cityscape boasts diverse architecture, including Eastern Orthodox churches, ornate Art Nouveau structures, and Soviet Modernist designs. Dominating the skyline are Narikala, a reconstructed 4th century fortress, and Kartlis Deda, the iconic "Mother of Georgia" statue.

Upon arrival, settle into our centrally located hotel in this enchanting city, followed by dinner.

Hotel
Holiday Inn Tbilisi or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch

Start your day with breakfast before joining your guide for an exploration of the captivating and historically rich city of Tbilisi. This city has witnessed the rule of traders, warriors, tyrants, and dictators in succession.

Stroll through the old town, immersing yourself in a vivid living history. Discover the Metekhi Church of Assumption (13th century), perched atop a hill and constructed by King Demetre II. This church exemplifies the style of cross-domed Georgian Orthodox architecture. Explore further as we visit the Georgian Synagogue from 1895, the Sioni Cathedral (6th-19th centuries), and the remarkable Anchiskhati Basilica (6th century), the city's oldest surviving church. 

Continuing our journey, we reach the Narikala Fortress, Tbilisi's primary citadel, offering panoramic views of the city. Our tour also encompasses Rustaveli Avenue, Tbilisi's central boulevard, named after the medieval Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli.

Afterward, return to your hotel, granting you a leisurely afternoon and evening to enjoy as you please

Hotel
Hotel Kazbegi or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch

Following breakfast, our journey leads us to Mtskheta, the ancient capital of Georgia. Begin with a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jvari, a 6th century monastery with a cross-shaped design, perched atop a cliff offering a commanding view of the confluence of the Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers. This spot marks where St. Nino, a female evangelist, erected a large wooden cross on the remnants of a pagan temple. 

Continue to Svetitskhoveli, an 11th century fortified cathedral. This revered site is said to house the burial place of the Robe of Christ.

Our route along the Georgian Military Highway leads us to Ananuri. Discover the remarkable architectural complex and former residence of the Dukes of the Aragvi region. This site boasts churches and towers from the 16th and 17th centuries, standing amidst breathtaking views of Jinvali reservoir.

As we arrive in Kazbegi, check into your design hotel, embraced by picturesque mountains and the extraordinary scenery that defines this unique corner of the world.

Hotel
Holiday Inn Tbilisi or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch

Enjoy breakfast while gazing upon the magnificent mountains, setting the stage for our exploration of Kazbegi with your knowledgeable guide. Nestled in the shadow of Mt. Kazbek, the seventh highest peak in the Caucasus Mountains, this small town has deep-rooted significance. Linked to the myth of Prometheus, the mountain is said to be the site where he was chained as punishment for granting fire to mortals.

Embark on a hike to the iconic 14th century Gergeti Holy Trinity Church, one of Georgia's most photographed and recognized landmarks. Perched at 2170 metres below Mt. Kazbek, this church held both spiritual and protective roles, serving as a sanctuary during historical invasions. Poised like a fortress atop a towering Georgian peak, it offered refuge from adversaries. Delight in the breathtaking panorama before descending and resuming our journey back to Tbilisi, including a lunch stop en route. The evening is free for you to enjoy at your leisure.

Please note: the hike to Gergeti Holy Trinity Church involves a 60-75-minute ascent to the top and an equal descent with resting time. The trail is rated as "intermediate," featuring a steep final uphill stretch. Moderate fitness is required for this excursion. If the climb is challenging, local transportation is available at an additional cost.

Hotel
Holiday Inn Tbilisi or Similar
Meals
Breakfast

Today's excursion takes you on a captivating journey as we drive just over an hour to the heart of the Shida Kartli region, arriving in Gori – renowned as the birthplace of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. Immerse yourself in the Stalin's Museum, where you can explore the house of his birth and his personal railway carriage.

We also visit Uplistsikhe, translated as "The Fortress of God." This ancient cave town dates back to the first half of the 1st millennium BC. Positioned at the crossroads of vital trade routes and approximately 10 kilometres from Gori, Uplistsikhe boasts a rich history. Your guide will unveil its complex narrative: a hub of paganism featuring an intricate ensemble of halls, caves, theatres, altars, pagan temples, hidden passages, prisons, a pharmacy, and streets – all hewn from stone across a 4-hectare expanse. After being buried under layers of dirt and sand, this area has been meticulously excavated, with extensive restoration efforts in place. As a result, it stands proudly among UNESCO's protected historical monuments.

Upon our return to Tbilisi, the remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at your own pace

Hotel
Ani Plaza Hotel or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch

Today marks our departure from Georgia as we transition to the Sadakhlo border, crossing into Armenia. At this border juncture, we switch vehicles and connect with our Armenian guide, who will lead us through the next leg of our journey.

En route to Yerevan, a remarkable stop awaits at Haghpat Monastery, also known as Haghpatavank. This medieval monastery complex, erected between the 10th and 13th centuries, holds historical significance. Founded in around 976 by Queen Khosrovanuysh, consort of Bagratid King Ashot III, the monastery has earned its place as a vital UNESCO World Heritage site.

Our drive then directs us to Lake Sevan, one of the planet's highest freshwater lakes. Nestled in the central expanse of the Republic of Armenia within the Gegharkunik Province, the lake sits at an altitude of 1,900 metres above sea level. Here, we explore the enchanting Sevanavank Monastery. An inscription within one of the churches traces its establishment back to 874, credited to Princess Mariam, the daughter of Ashot I when at that time, Armenia was struggling to liberate itself from Arab rule.

Our drive continues to Yerevan arriving in the early evening.

Hotel
Ani Plaza Hotel or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch

Today unfolds with a captivating walking tour of Yerevan, guided by a local expert. Delve into the city's multifaceted history, uncovering hidden medieval shrines concealed behind imposing Soviet-style facades. Wander the narrow lanes of the old centre, where sunlight dances upon pink-hued walls. Our path leads us to landmarks like Republic Square, Aboyan Street, the visionary Northern Avenue – an emblem of Armenia's ambition as an independent nation – the Opera House, and the Cascade. A must-see cultural gem is the Matenadaran library, a repository of countless ancient Greek and Armenian manuscripts, commanding attention along the main avenue.

Subsequently, we then drive to Khor Virap, an Armenian monastery situated in the Ararat plain near the Turkish border. Hosting a theological seminary and serving as the residence of Armenian Catholicos, this site stands as a monument of immense cultural and historical import in Armenia. The name "Khor Virap" translates to "deep pit," and this is where Saint Gregory the Illuminator endured 13 years of captivity. Dating back to the 7th century, this ancient monastery is also steeped in legend and is the legendary resting place of Noah's Ark.

Returning to Yerevan, the remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure.

Hotel
Ani Plaza Hotel or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch

Start your day with breakfast at the hotel, then join your guide for another day of enriching exploration and historical immersion. Our first destination is the Ejmiatsin Cathedral, the spiritual nucleus of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Situated in Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin), this cathedral is widely recognized as the first built in ancient Armenia, often heralded as the oldest cathedral in the world.

Next, we proceed to the Zvartnots Cathedral, a 7th century Armenian cathedral boasting a centrally planned aisled tetraconch design. Erected under the patronage of Catholicos Nerses the Builder from 643 to 652, the cathedral now stands in ruins at the periphery of Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin) in the Armavir Province. Designated a UNESCO protected site, Zvartnots' archaeological remains provide vivid insight into the evolution of the Armenian central-domed cross-hall architectural style, which significantly impacted the artistic and structural development of the region.

Returning to Yerevan, we explore the Vernissage open-air market. Extending over 350 metres, this market emerged during the 1980s as Armenian artists showcased their creations. Over time, it has grown into Yerevan's largest open-air market, displaying a diverse array of carved wood items, artworks, traditional carpets, ancient coin collections, medallions, books, jewellery, musical instruments, and more.

Hotel
Ani Plaza Hotel or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Begin your day with breakfast before embarking on a 40-minute drive to the neighbouring town of Garni.  Here, we explore the Temple of Garni, erected in 77 AD during the reign of King Tiridates I. This remarkable structure, dedicated to the sun god Mithra after King Tiridates I's triumph over the Roman army, stands as Armenia's sole surviving pagan temple.

Following our temple visit, we journey to the UNESCO-listed Geghard Cave Monastery nearby. Dating back to the 12th-13th centuries, this monastic complex hosts an array of churches and tombs, many carved directly into the rock. These architectural wonders epitomise the zenith of Armenian medieval design. 

Following an insightful exploration guided by your expert guide, we return to Yerevan, granting you time to unwind before we gather for a farewell dinner. As we raise a glass of local wine in a toast, we celebrate not only an incredible adventure but also the bonds forged among newfound friends.

Meals
Breakfast

Your tour concludes at the hotel after breakfast.

Airport transfers are not included. Our transfer portal offers the option to book your airport transfers for an easier arrival experience (additional charges apply). Access to this portal will be available through your Traveller Hub once your booking is confirmed.

Inclusions

  • Small, intimate group experience – no more than 20 people
  • All sightseeing as per the itinerary including entrance fees 
  • 15 nights in centrally located 4-star hotels 
  • Daily breakfast, 10 lunches and 6 dinners
  • Fully escorted by local English speaking guides in each country 
  • In depth sightseeing including all entry fees 
  • Dedicated, air-conditioned transportation

  • Baku – Tour the main sites of the new and old towns as well as a welcome dinner in a former palace with a glass of wine 
  • Gobustan – Visit the Gobustan National Park, renowned for its ancient rock petroglyphs and mud volcanoes dating back to the 8th millennium BC
  • Shamakhi - Discover the striking Juma Mosque of Shamakhi, a 10th century marvel and the Yeddi Gumbez mausoleum, dating back to the 18th century
  • Sheki - See the incredible Royal Summer Palace of Sheki Khans built in 1762 without using a single nail
  • Khareba - Enjoy a wine tasting and lunch at what is referred to the birthplace of viticulture and winemaking in Georgia 
  • Gremi - Explore the remarkable Gremi Fortress, an architectural gem from the 16th century that boasts a royal citadel and the Archangels Church
  • Telavi - Overnight in the country’s administrative hub and explore the local farmers market
  • Tsinandali - Stop at the 19th century Chavchavadze Palace and the expansive 18-hectare garden featuring 1600 exotic plant species from across the globe
  • Sighnaghi - Tour the fortified town and enjoy a wine tasting accompanied by lunch
  • Tbilisi - Enjoy a guided tour of the captivating and historically rich city of Tbilisi
  • Mtskheta - Visit the ancient capital of Georgia including the 6th century UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jvari Monastery
  • Kazbegi - Hike to the iconic 14th century Gergeti Holy Trinity Church, one of Georgia's most photographed and recognized landmarks
  • Gori - Visit the birthplace of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin and see the house of his birth and his personal railway carriage.
  • Uplistsikhe - Tour the ancient cave town that dates back to the first half of the 1st millennium BC
  • Haghpat - Explore the medieval monastery complex, erected between the 10th and 13th centuries
  • Lake Sevan - See one of the planet's highest freshwater lakes and visit the nearby Sevanavank Monastery dating back to 874
  • Yerevan - Take a walking tour of Yerevan guided by a local expert exploring the city's multifaceted history and wander the narrow laneways of the old centre.
  • Khor Virap - Visit the ancient monastery dating back to the 7th century and regarded as the legendary resting place of Noah's Ark
  • Echmiadzin - See Ejmiatsin Cathedral recognized as the oldest cathedral in the world
  • Zvartnots - Tour the UNESCO archaeological site and the ruins of Zvartnots Cathedral dating back to the 7th century
  • Garni - Explore the Temple of Garni erected in 77 AD and Armenia's sole surviving pagan temple
  • Geghard - Visit the UNESCO-listed Geghard Cave Monastery dating back to the 12th-13th centuries

Inspiring Sights
  • Built in the 4th century by an unknown architect and now Georgia's most photographed building, the Gergeti Trinity Church will captivate all those who see it in one way or another. Situated atop a small hill with arguably the most picturesque backdrop, this church is certainly something to behold.
 
Inspiring Tastes
  • Amidst the touring 3000 metre peaks of the Great Caucasus range sits the Alazani Valley. Aside from showcasing the surrounding snow-capped peaks, the valley is the birthplace of viticulture and winemaking. Here you will enjoy lunch at a local winery and experience a wine tasting, featuring some locals wines.
 
Inspiring Stays
  • The highlight of your time at Rooms Hotel Kazbegi is waking up to the snow-capped peaks of the Mt Kazbek. Whist the may be the best, the quality of cuisine, modern yet historical themes of the accommodation and the celestial views are not to be scoffed at.

Fine Print

Secure your trip with a $99.00 deposit per person.

Once we receive your deposit, we will send you an invoice with your remaining balance and payment options.

Instalment Schedule:

  1. At the time of booking pay a $99.00 deposit per person.
  2. Pay a 1st installment of $600.00 per person within 28 days.
  3. Pay a 2nd installment of $1,200.00 per person within 90 days.
  4. You will then be invoiced for final payment 120 days prior to departure.

This is a land only package.

This package does not include international airfares. If you would like to add airfares to your booking our flight portal will be available via your Traveller Hub. The flight portal will allow you to search for all available airfares to your destination. The function works like most general flight search engines allowing you to select your preferred airline, book different cabin classes (eg. Business class) and view flight durations and transit times to your destination. 

The flight portal will be available via your Traveller Hub once the following criteria has been met:

  • Your booking is confirmed
  • Your departure date is within 11 months
  • You  have completed your passenger detail form

Visit our Flight Hub for more information on terms and conditions, amending your flights and information on luggage allowances. 

Some of our packages will include airport transfers in either one or both directions when arriving or departing from your destination. To know if transfers are included please view the ‘inclusions’ section of your selected package. If airport transfers are stated, transfers will be included as advised.

If transfers are not included, we also offer the option to book your airport transfers using our online portal. Access to this portal is available through your Traveller Hub once your booking is confirmed. Transfers are readily available and do not need to be booked until your final hotel list has been confirmed. Once you have made a transfer booking, please refer to your confirmation email for all transfer details including a local contact number for the transfer company.

If you book pre and/or post-tour accommodation on your own arrangement, and the tour includes transfers, note that these will be forfeited. The transfers are only provided in line with the tour dates and pre and/or post-tour accommodation purchased through Inspiring Vacations when available.

It is the traveller's responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport. The passport must be valid for a minimum of six months from the intended date of return. Visas may be required for your destination. For further visa information, click here.

Fitness Requirements
While the tour itinerary should give you some guidance and overview to the expected requirements, to determine if this tour is right for you we categorise each of our tours in terms of their intensity. These guidelines are to ensure that each tour group is conducted as expected and to ensure the overall satisfaction of all Inspiring Vacations customers.

As a general rule, porterage is not included, therefore at all times you are expected to handle your own luggage where help may not be available.

This particular tour is categorized as a ”3”

3 – Moderate Tour: A good level of fitness and mobility is required, as this tour includes a moderate level of physical activity and is considered a medium-fast paced tour. You should be able to walk up and down stairs, get on and off the coach and able to walk reasonable distances of approximately 2 kilometres per day or more with ease. Any physical ailments you may have must be disclosed at the time of booking to determine your suitability. If you have any form of walking aids, other than a walking stick or hiking poles, then this tour is not suitable.

Tipping 
A friendly reminder that tipping is not included in your package. Tipping is not compulsory on your trip, but they can make a big difference to locals employed in the tourism industry. If you feel that your guide and driver have done an impeccable job, you can choose to give a gratuity, but this is entirely your decision.

Accommodation
The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences, but we can’t guarantee your request will be available at all properties.

Single travellers
When booking this tour, solo travellers will be presented with two options:

1 - Single Supplement
By paying an additional $1,639.00 per person, in addition to the twin-share price, you guarantee the privacy of your own room throughout the entire trip.

2- Shared Room with a known friend
If travelling together with a friend, you can opt to share your room with him/her and avoid paying a single supplement. 

You and your friend can create a unique booking each. Creating a unique booking, gives each of you the flexibility of making different travel arrangements (such adding extra accommodation, flights, etc), make separate payments and have individual access to our Traveller’s Hub

During the purchase path, you will need to provide your friend’s booking ID (if known) or at a minimum, your friend’s full name

Triple Share
Not available.

Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is recommended to protect yourself against the unexpected. In addition to the support that a policy may provide, you may be asked to present a copy of your travel insurance documentation while traveling.

We have partnered with nib to offer our customers competitive rates for their travel insurance. You can book Comprehensive or Essentials cover for your domestic, international or multi-trip journeys simply by clicking HERE.

Note that Inspiring Vacations cannot provide advice with regards to any insurance product.

Group Size
4 - 20 Persons

Children
Children must be 5 years old or above and share a room with parents at all times. Children are charged the same price as adults.

Tour Style
To meet the needs of various types of travelers, we choose to operate various types of tours, and depending on your selected package will mean different services are provided throughout your trip. The following descriptions of each tour style we hope will ensure that each traveller has appropriate expectations before they start their travels: 

  • Fully Escorted - This tour is fully escorted by an expert English-speaking guide who will accompany you throughout the tour.

All participants must be in good physical condition to fully engage in this journey. For the safety and welfare of yourself and fellow travellers, if you are feeling unwell prior to departure, we advise staying home and contacting us to arrange alternate plans.

Prior to selecting your trip, carefully review the itinerary to assess your ability to comfortably manage our travel style. Please be aware that if, based on evaluation by our leader or local representative, a participant is deemed unable to safely complete the itinerary, we retain the right to exclude them from all or part of the trip without reimbursement.

It is advisable to consult your physician for current medical travel advisories and any required vaccinations before embarking. We recommend carrying a first aid kit and any necessary medications in their original packaging, as they may not be readily available during travel. For those carrying medication, it's essential to check your government's foreign travel guidelines for local restrictions or regulations.

You can enhance your holiday by arriving or departing before or after the tour. On this tour you can choose from the following options:

Pre Tour Accommodation - Baku

  • $367.00 per room, per night for double and twin share
  • $330.00 per room, per night for solo travellers

Post Tour Accommodation - Yerevan

  • $229.00 per room, per night for double and twin share
  • $202.00 per room, per night for solo travellers

Please select the number of extra nights required in the 'Additional Nights Accommodation' field when making your purchase. The additional cost for these arrangements will be added to your final payment invoice and are subject to availability.

Arrival and departure airport transfers can be added post purchase via your Traveller Hub.

  • International airfares
  • Arrival airport transfer
  • Departure airport transfer
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping
  • Optional activities
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

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